Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Trouble brewing for DHS on northern border?

While Canada has had to focus much of its diplomatic energy on the Buy American provisions of the stimulus bill, this article suggests that DHS will be in for some pressure to reduce security plans for the northern border: 

"Day noted as well that the government is paying close attention to a review of border security ordered by Janet Napolitano, the new U.S. homeland security secretary.

The Tories want to send a message that the smooth flow of trade at land border points can't be throttled in the name of fighting terrorism.

"We're going to be aggressive on this front," said Day, a former public safety minister."

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